New Orleans is not just the birthplace of jazz. It is also home to a public utility with a very jazzy management style, report Ann Majchrzak, Dave Logan, Ron McCurdy, and Mathias Kirchmer in the Winter 2006 MIT Sloan Management Review.
The authors – three professors or instructors of management, and one professor of jazz studies (McCurdy) – argue that organizations should look to jazz for ideas on how to manage emergence – the innovations that emerge in times of change and uncertainty.
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